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1874 Wood Engraving G Durand Art Royal Marine Artillery Anglo-Ashanti War YTG8

1874 Wood Engraving G Durand Art Royal Marine Artillery Anglo-Ashanti War YTG8

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"The Review of the Ashantee Naval Brigade at Gosport by Her Majesty - The Blue Jackets Marching Past"

This is an original 1874 black and white double-page wood engraving of an illustration by G. Durand that depicts Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (1819-1901) reviewing soldiers in the Royal Marine Artillery Naval Brigade, (aka "Blue Jackets"), during a military parade at the Royal Clarence Victualing Yard in Gosport, England after the Third Anglo-Ashanti War that was fought between the British Empire and the Ashanti Empire for control of the Gold Coast, (now Ghana), Africa from 1873-1874 during the Victorian era.


This 139+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. Light creasing. Some light surface rub. Please note: There is an original center crease.

  • Product Type: Original Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 22.75 x 14.5 inches; 58 x 37 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper is proud to present a collection of wood engravings from 1874 issues of The Graphic magazine that depict the people, places, and events of the Victorian era world, including; Warwick Castle, the homes of John Bunyan and Alfred, Lord Tennyson, soldiers of the British Army during the Third Anglo-Ashanti War, Queen Victoria, and other members of the British Royal Family. To continue browsing this interesting collection, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!

This piece was illustrated by Durand, G.. Artist signature in print - bottom left of image.

Keywords specific to this image: Troops, Uniform, Royalty, British Royal Navy, Gun

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